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Forum: Road Cycling 07-15-16, 10:22 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,656
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
I already have the road bikes that I ever wanted,...

I already have the road bikes that I ever wanted, or could ever want.

Check out my signature.
Forum: Northern California 07-11-16, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
Thank you everyone for your suggestions and...

Thank you everyone for your suggestions and recommendations. As it turns out I had to postpone the trip due to some unforeseen circumstances. When I finally make it to SF, I will be sure to follow...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-11-16, 12:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,771
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
Must have been a soccer player for him to stay...

Must have been a soccer player for him to stay down for so long...:roflmao2:
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-11-16, 12:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 607
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
I've dealt with asthma since I was a wee lad (I...

I've dealt with asthma since I was a wee lad (I am 60 now).


I use a rescue inhaler in case of an attack.


But for long-term relief, Advair keeps me symptom free.


Good luck.
Forum: Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs 07-10-16, 07:30 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 33,194
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
Do six coronary stents, diabetes and asthma count?

Do six coronary stents, diabetes and asthma count?
Forum: Books, Movies, Music & Entertainment 07-03-16, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 115,123
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
The Lobster: bizarre little film. If you loved...

The Lobster: bizarre little film. If you loved Eraserhead, you'll love The Lobster. 6/10
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-03-16, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 183,314
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
Love it...that's funny. Made me smile.

Love it...that's funny. Made me smile.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-29-16, 11:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 890
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
The tape is super comfortable and easy to...

The tape is super comfortable and easy to install...as most Cinelli tapes are. And there are the cool graphics too. :D
Forum: Northern California 06-29-16, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
Golden Gate ride to Sausalito and back to SF

Next week my wife and I will be traveling to San Francisco. I am fairly familiar with SF, having traveled there many times (two of our adult daughters live there).


This time I am planning to...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-28-16, 07:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 890
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
I use this Cinelli tape. It is comfortable and...

I use this Cinelli tape. It is comfortable and cool looking. It gets lots of comments and compliments.

https://www.amazon.com/Cinelli-Velvet-Ribbon-Giant-Black/dp/B004XG5Y0S
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-27-16, 07:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,438
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
Best advice ever!

Best advice ever!
Forum: Road Cycling 06-26-16, 11:00 PM
Replies: 25,660
Views: 14,413,921
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
Very nice bike. My wife has a Madone 5.2 in the...

Very nice bike. My wife has a Madone 5.2 in the women specific design (WSD) geometry. It is a great bike.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-23-16, 10:32 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 8,973
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
Me too. What otherwise killed it for me were the...

Me too. What otherwise killed it for me were the endless, "I waved at a guy in full kit and expensive CF and he did not wave back" threads. Or its twin sister, "the other day I beat the snot out of a...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-23-16, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 183,314
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
The Cannondale has Shimano XTR...I occassionally...

The Cannondale has Shimano XTR...I occassionally live a little. :D

BTW, your bike is gorgeous. My wife is equally understanding about my bike fixation. I don't ask her about her shoes and purses,...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-22-16, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 183,314
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
Or a vintage Bottecchia. :D ...

Or a vintage Bottecchia. :D

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k160/imejasan/bott_2_ed_080413_zps316d7048.jpg (http://s87.photobucket.com/user/imejasan/media/bott_2_ed_080413_zps316d7048.jpg.html)
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-22-16, 12:43 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,506
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
I am with you on this. I hope that death is the...

I am with you on this. I hope that death is the only reason why I stop riding.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-22-16, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 183,314
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
Turning 60

This year I turned 60. After six coronary stents and other health issues I did not think that I was going to see 60.

Guess I fooled them all. :roflmao2:

To reward myself I bought a new C60....
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-09-16, 04:44 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,510
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
This...

This...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-05-16, 09:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,051
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
I have been using latex inner tubes for a long...

I have been using latex inner tubes for a long time in all of my road bikes.

Notwithstanding the naysayers, latex tubes are more comfortable, especially with 23 tires. They are also more puncture...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-05-16, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
The offending K-rail. ...

The offending K-rail.

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k160/imejasan/image_zpsra94cnzv.jpeg (http://s87.photobucket.com/user/imejasan/media/image_zpsra94cnzv.jpeg.html)
Forum: Road Cycling 05-05-16, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
Here is the k-rail that I hit. It is on the...

Here is the k-rail that I hit. It is on the northbound side of Pacific Coast Highway (PCH). It was a rainy day and I hit a rock that had fallen down the hillside. I lost control of the bike and...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-05-16, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
K-rails are concrete barriers used on...

K-rails are concrete barriers used on highways--something like this:

https://secure2.techxpress.net/midstateconcrete.com/images/uploads/2008062011323473384_med.jpg

Later I will post pictures of...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 05-05-16, 11:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,101
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
OK, now I am going a bit crazy. :roflmao2: ...

OK, now I am going a bit crazy. :roflmao2:

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k160/imejasan/NN_011313_V1_zpse58df754.jpg...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 05-05-16, 11:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,101
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
Thanks, it worked. YAY. :thumb:

Thanks, it worked. YAY. :thumb:
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 05-05-16, 11:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,101
Posted By eja_ bottecchia
http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k160/imejasan/BI...

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k160/imejasan/BIKES-BOTTECCHIA/a8dedf72.jpg (http://s87.photobucket.com/user/imejasan/media/BIKES-BOTTECCHIA/a8dedf72.jpg.html)
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